Gallery: Six-Story Vertical Garden Sprouts in San Vicente Town Square

 
Spain has been bursting forth with lots of green roofs and vertical gardens lately - these instances of urban agriculture must help keep them cool in the hot summer months! The latest project to catch our eye is this beautiful vertical garden located in the town square of San Vicente del Raspeig in the southeast of Spain. Designed by architect Jose Maria Chofre, the six-story vertical garden is installed on the facade of a new children's library, where it creates a spectacular organic contrast to the urban complex and the surrounding angular concrete buildings.

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  1. sappy April 9, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    WOW!!! What a neat way to bring the life and vitality of plants to the city!!! These ideas have us wondering how we can incorporate something SMALLER(!!) here at home!

  2. Enchanting Green Wall i... August 26, 2010 at 9:36 am

    […] and the flower shop actually turns one entire wall green. If you’re ever in Aoyama, this plant-lover’s paradise is definitely worth a visit – and you can even have a yummy lunch of katsu curry, salad and […]

  3. manny August 18, 2010 at 7:05 pm

    Fantastico!!

  4. Maralyn45 August 15, 2010 at 6:38 am

    Gorgeous………..

  5. davidwayneosedach August 6, 2010 at 7:07 pm

    I give it to the Spanish! That’s fantastic.

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